Director Tsui Hark and writer Chang Chia-Lu are bringing Detective Dee back with "Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon", opening on September 28 in the PRC. Angelababy is a featured player; based on the posters and stills released so far she accessorizes with a complex and uncomfortable looking head covering:
Such headgear has been used in various media to show that a woman is particularly exotic, dangerous, powerful or may even have super powers.
For example, depictions in comic books of science fiction heroines:
Just the thing to pull together a look for a 17th century Spanish noblewoman:
And as featured as the premiere piece in the fall/winter 2013 collection for the house of Alexander McQueen:
John C. Wright's Journal; mata-hari.com (in German);Alexander McQueen; Chinese Movies; Sina